Monthly Archives: July 2021

Boomers head to the quarter finals undefeated after knocking out Germany

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Boomers are a step closer to an elusive Olympic medal after winning all of their pool games for the first time.

Opals fall short to China in a Game 2 heart breaker

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Australian Opals have fallen to China, 76-74, in a heartbreaking second loss of their Tokyo Olympic Games campaign.

NBA DRAFT: Josh Giddey to Oklahoma City Thunder with Pick No.6.

Australia’s own Josh Giddey has been selected by Oklahoma City Thunder with Pick No. 6 in the 2021 NBA Draft earlier today.

Aron Baynes rules out of Boomers Olympic campaign

The Australian Olympic Team has announced that that Triple Olympian Aron Baynes has been ruled out for the remainder of the Boomers Olympic competition due to a neck injury.

Boomers win Game 2 thriller over Italy

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The bigs came up big for the Boomers as Australia won its second pool game of the Tokyo Olympics defeating Italy on Wednesday night.

Belgium outplay Opals in Game 1 of the Olympics

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Australian Opals were subjected to an Emma Meesseman masterclass as they fell to Belgium in a historic night at the Tokyo Olympics.

Boomers knock off Nigeria in Game 1 of the Olympics

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

ThE Australian Boomers opened their Tokyo 2020 Olympic campaign with a gritty but promising victory over Nigeria, 84-67, on Sunday night.

Tokyo 2020 Australian Rollers Team Announcement.

Paralympics Australia has today announced the revamped Australian Rollers 12-man squad who are determined to return to the Paralympic podium after a disappointing performance at Rio in 2016.


Basketball Australia can today confirm that the 2021-22 WNBL Season will return to a full home and away season with each Club playing 21 games commencing in the first week of November.

Liz Cambage Investigation.

The circumstances surrounding the incident that occurred during the scrimmage between Nigeria and Australia involving Liz Cambage are currently under investigation for a breach of the integrity framework and code of conduct.

Opals produce inspired comeback win over USA.

The Australia Opals have shown incredible fight and spirit defeating the USA Women’s team- for the first time in 11 years- by three points in an exhibition match earlier this morning (AEST), claiming the win 70-67.

Liz Cambage withdraws from Australian Opals Olympic team.

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced that Opals player Liz Cambage has withdrawn from the Australian Olympic Team to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Australian Gliders named for Tokyo Paralympic team.

Almost a decade after achieving a Silver medal status at the 2012 London Paralympics, the final 12-strong Australian Gliders squad headed for Tokyo has been announced by Paralympics Australia earlier today.

Boomers end Nigeria's winning streak in wipe out win.

The Australian Boomers have shown strength in their squad depth as they ended Nigeria’s winning streak in a compelling 39-point defeat, claiming their third win of the four match Las Vegas exhibition series, 108-69.


Led by Patty Mills and Joe Ingles, the Australian Boomers have claimed an eight-point victory over Team USA- 91-83- in an edge-of-your-seat clash, in game two of the Las Vegas exhibition series.

NBA Global Academy scholarship recipients announced.

Basketball Australia is excited to announce the next pair of scholarship recipients who have joined the NBA Global Academy program at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Canberra.

Las Vegas exhibition matches: Where to watch?

The Las Vegas exhibition matches are set to tip off this weekend and here's what you need to know.

Patty Mills announced as Olympic flag bearer

Boomers’ Captain Patty Mills has been named as Flag Bearer for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games together with swimmer Cate Campbell.